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Robert Deschenes, Ph.D.

Administrative Appointment: Associate Dean

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Prof., Chair & Assoc. Dean, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Academic Email : rdeschen@health.usf.edu

Phone : (813) 974-6393

Office : MDC, 3535

Mailing address : 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 7
Tampa, FL 33612

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Education

  • PHD, Biochemistry, Purdue University, United States - 1984.
  • M.S., Biochemistry, Tufts University, USA - 1980.
  • B.A. , Biology, St. Michael's College, USA - 1977.

Research summary

  • The Deschenes research group and collaborators are currently working on the posttranslational modifications that regulate the subcellular localization and function of signal transduction proteins.

Selected Publications

Positions Held

  • Director of Research (Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin 2007 - 2008)
  • Professor and Chairman (Department of Biochemistry, Joseph F. Heil, Jr. Professor of Molecular Oncogenesis, Medical College of Wisconsin 2004 - 2008)
  • Vice Chair (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 2002 - 2004)
  • Professor (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 2000 - 2004)
  • Director (Genetics Interdisciplinary Program, University of Iowa 1999 - 2004)
  • Associate Professor (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 1995 - 2000)
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 1989 - 1994)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Molecular Biology , Princeton University 1984 - 1989)

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Cancer Biology, Neuroscience.

Memberships

  • AAAS (Fellow, 2013 - Present)
  • ASBMB (Member, 1990 - Present)

Awards/Honors

  • Basil O'Connor Scholar (1989-1992) (March of Dimes - 1987)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (1987-1989) (National Institutes of Health - 1987)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (1985-1987) (Anna Fuller Cancer Fund - 1985)
  • Fellowship (American Diabetes Association Summer Research Fellow - 1983)
  • Fellowship (1981-1983) (David Ross Research Fellow - 1981)



Profile last modified on 09/21/2017